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Unit 1 

Meeting people Lesson 1  Lesson 2  Lesson 3  Lesson 4  Lesson 5 

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Unit 2 

Food Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5

    

23 27 31 35 40

Unit 3 

Spare time Lesson 1  Lesson 2  Lesson 3  Lesson 4  Lesson 5 

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Unit 4 

Asking the way Lesson 1  Lesson 2  Lesson 3  Lesson 4  Lesson 5 

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Unit 5 

Health Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5

    

83 88 93 97 102

Unit 6 

Home Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5

    

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Unit 1

1. 

lesson 1

Meeting people

  Having a party.

Imagine you are throwing a party. Who would you invite? Write your guests in the picture. Choose from: mother – father – brother – sister – uncle – aunt – grandmother – grandfather – cousin – friend (not a classmate)

My birthday party Now write down their names.    

2. 

  What are Liam and Lily talking about in the film?

A. Tick the right answer. O They are talking about Lily’s family reunion. O They are talking about Liam’s family reunion. O They are talking about Lily’s birthday party. O They are talking about mobile phones.

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B. Circle the family members that Liam and Lily talked about. Two words are left over. Write them down. cousin     aunt     son     uncle     daughter     sister grandfather      mother      grandmother      father The words are:

3. 

and

.

  Listen to the song. What is their favourite time of year?

Tick the right answer. O autumn O summer O winter O spring

4.  Look at the text. Look at the title and the picture. What do you think the text is about? O The text is about a carnival in Rio. O The text is about public holidays in different countries. O The text is about Christmas in England. Public holidays Every country has its own public holidays. On those days (almost) everybody in the country has a day off, schools are closed and there are special events. Can you think of a public holiday in your country? Let’s look at some public holidays around the world. Turkey In Turkey they celebrate Children’s Day on the 23rd of April. On this day everybody in Turkey has a day off. People sing the national anthem and there are folk dances. Children get all kinds of presents. It is a bit like Christmas in England.

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5. 

  Listen to the dialogue.

Listen and repeat the phrases.

Alex:

What’s your name?

Grandmother: My name is Renate. Alex:

How old are you?

Grandmother: I’m 80 years old. Alex:

Where are you from?

Grandmother: I am from the Netherlands. Work in pairs and repeat the text. Now do it the other way around: Grandmother asks Alex the questions. Think up Alex’s answers yourself.

  Finished? Do this.

Find the words in the puzzle. Cross out the letters. ( AUNT BROTHER

NEPHEW NIECE

COUSIN

PARENTS

DAUGHTER

SISTER

FATHER

SON

GRANDFATHER

UNCLE

GRANDMA GRANDMOTHER GRANDSON HUSBAND MOTHER

WIFE

)

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Finished? Test yourself.

Work in groups. Do you have family members that live, or used to live, in another country? Find as many countries as possible. Write sentences like this: My grandmother is from Germany.       Which group has the most countries? 

Nice to know Bank holiday: Each ye

ar in England there ar e liday’ weekends when

some special ‘bank ho Monday is a day off as

well. Children don’t go

to school and many ad to work either. Lots of

ults don’t have to go

people think May is a great month because it has two bank holiday Mondays!

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Unit 1

1. 

lesson 2

Meeting people

  Play a game.

Listen to your teacher. Then play buzz!

2. 

  What did Liam tell first to Lily in the film?

A. Read the sentences and number them. I had a family reunion last week. Look, here is Susie my cousin. My grandparents were very happy to have the whole family together. They are my aunt, uncle and their daughter Isla. We played lots of outside games. This is the water balloon challenge. B. Fill in the right answers. Choose from: cousins – members – country – family – grandfather – pictures reunion. He shows Lily some

It’s Liam’s family and

there. Jack and Susie are Liam’s

. Liam’s grandmother

are happy to have the whole family together. Isla lives with her mother

and father in another

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. There were 20

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3. 

  Listen to the dialogue.

How many different names for the United States did you hear? Fill in the gaps. I heard

different names for the United States.

I heard the names:  Other names I know: 

4.  Answer the questions about the dialogue. Tick the right box. 1. Why don’t Bill, Emma and Alec play a computer game? O Bill doesn’t like it. O Alec wants to play outside. O Grandma doesn’t have a computer. 2. How many cousins does Bill have? O 18 O 80 O 8 3. Bill has nieces and nephews. This means that he is their: O uncle O cousin O aunt 4. Alec’s sister is tiny. This means she is: O very big O very small O normal

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5.

Work in pairs.

Where are you from? Read the phrases. One of you asks the question. The other one answers.

Phrases to know Where are you from? Where is he from? Where are they from?

I am from England. He is from Turkey. They are from Poland. lands. We are from the Nether

m and Wouter?

Where are you from, To

6. Answer the questions about the dialogue. Fill in the gaps. Use the verb: to be. 1. Where

Uncle George from? He

2. Where

Nienke from? She i

3. Where

you from? I

4. Where

they from? They

5. Where

you from, Ayse and Felice? We

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from the United States. from the Netherlands.

from England. from France. from Turkey.

Listen to the song.

A. What types of weather can you hear in the song? Circle the right answers. There is a storm.

Yes / No

It is raining.

Yes / No

The sun is shining.

Yes / No

It is snowing.

Yes / No

B. Which months can you hear in the song? Circle them on the calendar.

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Finished? Do this. Draw lines to match the holidays and the months. 1.

Halloween

December

2.

King’s day

October

3.

January

4.

Valentine’s day

Christmas

5.

April

New Year’s Day February

  Finished? Test yourself. Match the flags to the right countries. You can use the internet or an atlas if you’re not sure. Choose from: Turkey – France – Switzerland – Australia – USA – Canada – Thailand – Japan – Russia – United Kingdom 1

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Unit 1

1.

lesson 3

Meeting people

Listen and repeat. Hooray! It’s an … A! Goodness me! It’s an ... E! My eye sees an … I! Here we go! It’s an … O! You continue with a … U! And say bye bye, with a … Y!

2.

Listen to the dialogue.

Where is Mick’s grandfather from? Tick the right answer. O Germany O Belgium O United Kingdom

3.

Do the dialogue.

Listen again and repeat the phrases.

Mick:

OK, here we go. What’s your name?

Grandfather: My name is Jeffrey. I’m your grandfather Mick:

Could you spell that please?

Grandfather: J-e-f-f-r-e-y Mick:

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How old are you?

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Grandfather: I’m seventy years old. My birthday is on the second of March.

Mick:

Where do you live?

Grandfather: I live in the Netherlands. Mick:

And where are you from?

Grandfather: Well, I’m from Germany. Did you know that? Repeat the text with a classmate.

4. 

  Do it yourself.

Fill in the following dialogue. Write down your own answers. What’s your name? My name is Could you spell that please? Yes, it’s How old are you? I’m

years old.

Where do you live? I live in And where are you from? Well, I’m from Practise the dialogue with a classmate.

5. 

  Listen to the dialogue.

A. Can you see where the girls are? Complete the sentence. The girls are at a B. They are family. What are they? Tick the right answer. O sisters

O nephews

O cousins thirteen

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6. 

  Do the dialogue.

Listen again and repeat the phrases.

Milly: Hi there, how are you doing? I hear we are cousins? Holly: Hi, I’m fine. Yes, my mother is your father’s sister. Milly:

So, she’s my aunt?

Holly: Yes, she is. Strange that we’ve never met before! Where do you live? Milly: We live in Austria, I’ve never been to the Netherlands before. Holly:

Well, you can meet the whole family here.

Milly:

Who is that man in the funny suit?

Holly:

That’s my Uncle James. He’s my father’s brother.

Milly:

I hope we’ll see each other again. When is your birthday?

Holly:

My birthday is on the 17th of August.

Milly:

Oh that’s great, can I come to your party?

Holly:

Of course, it’s great to have another cousin!

Repeat the text with a classmate.

7. 

Phrases to know This is what people they meet:

can say when

Hi, how are you? I am fine, how are

you?

I am very well, than

k you.

  Look and listen.

  Finished? Do this.

Read the poem. Look up the words you don’t know. Monday’s child is fair of face. Tuesday’s child is full of grace. Wednesday’s child is full of woe. Thursday’s child has far to go. Friday’s child is loving and giving. Saturday’s child works hard for a living. But the child who is born on Sunday. Is bonny and happy and good in every way.

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What kind of child are you? Write down the day of the week. I’m a

child.

Ask your parents what day you were born on. Does it match the day you picked? Yes / No.

  Finished? Play a game.

Let’s play Bomber Man. You and your classmate fill out your own empty sheet. Don’t show it to each other! Put in five months of the year on your sheet. Make sure you check your spelling. Play the game: You ask, for example: b2. Your classmate answers: there is July. Then you ask, for example: c2. Your classmate answers: boom! (because it is an empty spot). Now it is your classmate’s turn. a

b

c

d

e

f

g

h

i

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Who is the first to find the five months? 

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Unit 1

1. 

lesson 4

Meeting people

  Speaking English.

Think of some other places where you have to speak English. Write them down.     Which phrases can you use when you meet somebody for the first time? Write them down.    

2.  Look at the text. Tick the right answer. 1. An example of a public holiday in the Netherlands is: O Children’s Day O Grandmother’s Day O King’s Day 2. An example of a public holiday in England is: O  Christmas O Parents’ Day O Say ‘no’ Day

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Public holidays Every country has its own public holidays. On those days (almost) everybody in the country has a day off, schools are closed and there are special events. Can you think of a public holiday in your country? Let’s look at some public holidays around the world. Turkey In Turkey they celebrate Children’s Day on the 23rd of April. On this day everybody in Turkey has a day off. People sing the national anthem and there are folk dances. Children get all kinds of presents. It is a bit like Christmas in England.

Poland Christmas is the most important and popular holiday in Poland. On the 24th of December (Christmas Eve) the whole family sits down at the table together. Before supper, which consists of twelve different vegetarian dishes, they break traditional thin wafers, called oplatki, together. Greece On the 28th of October, the people in Greece celebrate Ochi Day. Ochi means ‘no’ in Greek. On Ochi Day, people remember and celebrate the day in 1940 when the Greek government said ‘No’ to the Italian government. Greece didn’t become part of Italy, so Italy declared war on Greece. That is how the Second World War started in Greece. Ochi Day is celebrated with school and military parades all over the country.

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3.  Read the text. True or false? Circle the right answer. 1. King’s day in the Netherlands is on the 31st of April.

True / False

2. On Children’s day everybody in Turkey has a day off.

True / False

3. In Poland they eat twelve dishes on Christmas Eve.

True / False

4. In Poland, ‘oplatki’ means ‘laptop’.

True / False

5. Ochi day is celebrated in Greece.

True / False

6. ‘Ochi’ means ‘maybe’ in Greek.

True / False

4. 

  Watch the cartoon.

Why doesn’t the Turkish boy like Christmas? Tick the right answer. Because he doesn’t know that the turkey you eat for Christmas dinner is: O a jelly pudding, not a country. O a bird, not a country. O a fish, not a country.

5.  Get ready. Pretend you are at a party. You are going to meet somebody from a different country. Use the following questions to prepare yourself. What kind of party are you at?  

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6. 

 Practise.

You are still a guest at the party. Find out what you need to do and say. Choose who will play guest A and guest B. Then swap roles.

Guest A: greets and asks how B is. Guest B: says how he / she is. Then asks how A is. Guest A: says how he / she is. Guest A: asks for B’s name. Guest B: says his / her name. Then asks A the same. Guest A: says his / her name. Guest A: asks where B is from Guest B: says where he / she is from: I am from…, I am … (nationality). Guest A: asks how old B is? Guest B: says how old he / she is. Guest A: asks where B lives. Guest B: says where he / she lives. Guest A: says goodbye. Guest B: says goodbye.

7. 

  Act it out.

One of you plays guest A, and the other one plays guest B.

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Finished? Do this.

    The children say who they are and where they are from. Fill in the right words. Choose from: Greece – English – Dutch – Lenny Wilson – Joost van Dijk – Polish – Swiss 1. Hi, I am Aleksy. I am from Poland. I am 2. Hi, I am

.

. I am from England. I am

3. Hi, I am Dimitri. I am from

. I am Greek.

4. Hi, I am Margrit. I am from Switzerland. I am 5. Hi, I am

.

. I am from the Netherlands. I am

. .

  Finished? Create your international profile. What are you going to tell people about yourself? Your name:  Your age: Your birthday:  Where you are from:  Where you live:  If you have brothers and sisters:  What kind of music you like:  And anything else you can think of:  

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Unit 1

lesson 5

Phrases to know What does somebody say when he wants to know where you are from? Where are you from? = Waar kom je vandaan? I am from England. = Ik kom uit Engeland. I am English. = Ik ben Engels. Where is he / she from? = Waar komt hij / zij vandaan? He / She is from Turkey. = Hij / zij komt uit Turkije. He / She is Turkish. = Hij / zij is Turks. Where are they from? = Waar komen zij vandaan? They are from Poland. = Zij komen uit Polen. They are Polish. = Zij zijn Pools. Where are you from, Tom and Wouter? = Waar komen jullie vandaan, Tom en Wouter? We are from the Netherlands. = Wij komen uit Nederland. We are Dutch. = Wij zijn Nederlands. What do you ask when you meet somebody? What is your name? = Hoe heet je? How are you? = Hoe gaat het met je? I’m fine. How are you? = Met mij gaat het goed. Hoe gaat het met jou? How old are you? = Hoe oud ben je? Where do you live? = Waar woon je? How do you answer? My name is … = Ik heet … I am ... years old. = Ik ben … jaar. I live in … = Ik woon in …

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Words to know aunt

tante

holiday

vakantie

Austria – Austrian

Oostenrijk – Oostenrijks

husband and wife

echtgenoot en echtgenote

mother

moeder

nephew

 eef (zoon van n broer of zus) Nederland – Nederlands nicht (dochter van broer of zus)

the Netherlands – Dutch niece numbers

getallen

picture

plaatje / schilderij / foto

broer

Poland – Polish

Polen – Pools

children

kinderen

public holiday

nationale feestdag

Christmas

Kerstmis

sister

zus

country

land

son and daughter

zoon en dochter

cousin

neef / nicht (kind van oom of tante)

spring

lente

England – English

Engeland –Engels

family members

familieleden / gezinsleden

summer

zomer

surname

achternaam

the alphabet

het alfabet

the months of the year

de maanden van het jaar

to have a party

een feest geven

to pretend

doen alsof

Turkey – Turkish

Turkije – Turks

uncle

oom

winter

winter

autumn

herfst

Belgium – Belgian

België – Belgisch

brother

family

familie / gezin

father

vader

first name

voornaam

France – French

Frankrijk – Frans

Germany – German grandmother and grandfather Greece – Greek

Duitsland – Duits

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oma en opa Griekenland – Grieks

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Unit 2

lesson 1

Food

1.  Make a poster. You have looked for pictures of food and drink at home. Stick them onto a large piece of paper. Write down the English words for them.

2. 

  Why does Liam have to drink so much water in the film?

A. Tick the right answer. O Liam has too much salt on his pork chop. O Liam has too much pepper on his lasagne. O Liam has too much pepper on his steak and French fries. O Liam has too much pepper on his vegetables. B. Read the three menus. Which menu does the waiter give them? Circle the right answer.

Starter

Starter

Starter

Salmon and shrimp salad

Salmon and shrimp salad

Salmon and shrimp salad

Main course

Main course

Main course

Lasagne with beef Pork chop with crisps and cauliflower Steak with potatoes Meatballs with vegetables

Lasagne with spinach Pork chop with potatoes and cucumber salad Steak with French fries Meatballs with fried eggs

Lasagne with spinach Pork chop with potatoes and cauliflower Steak with French fries Meatballs with vegetables

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3. 

  Listen to the song.

The girls do not like everything. What is their favourite food? Tick the right answer. O Their favourite food is mushroom marshmallow with onion rings. O Their favourite food is pancakes with chocolate sauce. O Their favourite food is monkey meatballs.

4.  Look at the text. What do you think the text is about? Tick the right answer. O The text is about food from different countries. O The text is about healthy food. O The text is about how to cook a Turkish kebab. Tasty Takeaway Australian-style Hamburger! An Australian hamburger with beef, tomato, beetroot, lettuce, onion, egg, bacon, pineapple, cheese and BBQ sauce. Hamburger - $3.80 or $5.80 with chips and a drink.

Delicious Sultan’s Turkish kebab Starter: cabbage rolls or melon of the day. Main course: minced lamb kebab served with a yoghurt and garlic sauce and a carrot salad, and topped with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and cucumber. Dessert: Turkish delight ice cream.

Nice to know English breakfast: A full English bre

akfast

is bacon and sausages, fried egg

s, cooked

mushrooms and tomatoes, toast

with butter

and a cup of tea or coffee. But the

English

don’t eat all that for breakfast eve

ry day!

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5. 

  Do the dialogue.

Listen and repeat the phrases.

Waiter: What would you like to drink? Boy:

I would like a cup of tea please.

Waiter: Would you like anything to eat? Boy:

I’d like a veggie burger, please.

Work in pairs. You may also order other food and drinks.

6. 

  Play the game.

You get a picture of some food or a drink from your teacher. Don’t show your picture to your classmates. Choose a classmate. Ask him or her: Would you like (a) … ? If your classmate has the same picture, he or she says: Yes, please. If your classmate has a different picture, he or she says: No, thank you. The game ends when you have found the classmate with the same picture as you.

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